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Sofia bourse indices climb, Doverie paces blue-chip gainers

Sofia bourse indices climb, Doverie paces blue-chip gainers Photo: Bulgarian Stock Exchange / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), May 16 (SeeNews) - All indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) closed in green territory on Monday, with the blue-chip SOFIX rising back above the 600-point mark, or by 0.18% to 600.70 points, bourse data showed.

Doverie United Holding [BUL:DUH] led the blue-chip gainers, adding 4.24% to 6.88 levs in a trading volume of 9,378 shares. Central Cooperative Bank [BUL:CCB] also made gains in Monday's trading session, closing 2.86% higher at 1.44 levs as 28,932 units were bought and sold.

Doverie's gains also buoyed both the BGBX40 index, which tracks the 40 most traded shares on the Sofia bourse, and the BGTR30 index, in which companies with a free float of at least 10% have equal weight.

The BGBX40 went up 0.18% to 142.67 points, while the BGTR30 inched up 0.12% to 718.79 points.

Retreating 4.39% to 5.45 levs in a volume of 500, Monbat [BUL:MONB] paced the decliners among the companies in the SOFIX and BGTR30 indices.

Zarneni Hrani Bulgaria [BUL:ZHBG] was the weakest performing stock among BGBX40 companies, shedding 5.71% to 0.19 levs.

The BGREIT, which comprises seven real estate investment trusts, climbed 0.25% to 181.09 points, on the back of gains in both Bulgarian Real Estate Fund REIT [BUL:BREF] and Advance Terrafund REIT [BUL:ATER], of 0.91% and 0.29%, respectively.

Turnover on the BSE dropped to 995,681 levs ($529,600/509,080 euro) on Monday from 1.34 million levs on Friday.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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